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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The place where a stream flows into a river or a river flows into an ocean.

Usage examples (36)
  • The best place to fish for salmon is at the confluence.
  • Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers
  • He also bewailed the fact that he had been born at what he called the confluence of Hugo and Balzac.
  • This fact is so important that we learned the English word 'confluence' in the 6th grade. for more
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